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How to sew an adorable holiday stocking — and a mini version for your tree

A fun and festive sewing project courtesy of Sewing Therapy’s Sara SJ Kim.

A fun and festive sewing project courtesy of Sewing Therapy’s Sara SJ Kim

One large, white fabric holiday stocking and a mini festive green holiday stocking sitting on a grey background. Text on screen says "Let's sew holiday stockings."
(Photography by Sara SJ Kim)

Whether it's your mantel or your tree that needs decorating this holiday season, Sewing Therapy's Sara SJ Kim has you covered with a fun and festive DIY that's perfect for gifting, too.

In this episode of her CBC Life series, Sewing School, Sara demonstrates how to sew your own holiday stockings using a printable pattern and create adorable mini versions to hang on your tree. "These mini stockings also make great gift card holders," says Sara. Have fun customizing the fabrics and colours as you whip them up for your loved ones. 

Watch the video for Sara's full step-by-step guide, then scroll down to download the pattern and see the list of materials needed for this project.

Here's what you'll need:

  • A holiday stocking pattern, printed
  • Scissors
  • Washi tape
  • 1 large piece of fabric, for the outside
  • 1 large piece of fabric, for the lining
  • 1 medium piece of fabric, for the top of the stocking
  • 1 large piece of interfacing (fleece or quilting batting)
  • Decorative trim (optional)
  • Pins
  • A sewing machine
  • Thread, in colours of your choice
  • String or ribbon, for the loop
  • Fabric shears
  • Fabric snips
  • Point turner
  • Pinking shears (optional) 

Produced in collaboration with CBC Creator Network.

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